Health warning lifted over fire at California oil…

Authorities have lifted shelter-in-place orders for some 12,000 people in Northern California after containment of a fire at a fuel storage facility that sent up a huge cloud of smoke

Google touts privacy options, but still depends…

Google says it cares about your privacy. Does it?

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Forms Governing…

The Libra Association is an independent, nonprofit company that will govern the cryptocurrency project.

3 Reasons to Buy Underwear Online

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German 5G rules avoid Huawei ban; US warns on…

Germany has released draft security guidelines for next generation wireless networks that stop short of banning Huawei

Fuel in fatal B-17 crash wasn't contaminated…

A preliminary report by investigators on the B-17 crash that killed seven people at a Connecticut airport this month does not shed light on the possible cause

Lawmakers: Tech giants have given some of documents sought

Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech say they've received part of the information they requested from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple, and expect to get the rest soon.

France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians…

France's lower house of parliament approves a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication

A Defense of Elizabeth Holmes

She is perhaps the most vilified CEO—now former CEO—in the country. But in a lengthy analysis at RealClearMarkets , the site's editor stakes out a strong defense of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes . "My take is that with time Holmes will be vindicated as a visionary whose main 'offense' was...

Intel to pay $5M to settle pay discrimination allegations

The U.S. Department of Labor says it has settled with chip maker Intel Corp. for $5 million over pay discrimination against female, African American and Hispanic employees

Huawei lashes out at Estonia for 'unfounded…

Chinese telecom company Huawei has criticized the Estonian government and media for spreading what it says are "arbitrary and unfounded" allegations about cybersecurity risks related to its mobile phones

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Here's How to Get Your Yahoo Settlement

If you had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016, you may now be able to claim a little payback over the company's massive data breach . Spoiler alert: You won't be getting rich. Yahoo is offering at least two years of free credit monitoring, reports CNN . If you've already got...

Only 3 returning big network shows see rise in live viewers

Of the 49 returning shows on the big broadcast networks, only three have more live viewers this season than they had in 2018

Ahead of 2020, FB ensnared in heated political…

In the lead-up to the 2020 election, Facebook, Zuckerberg again ensnared in heated political environment

Los Angeles fire began under power lines, cause…

Fire officials say a destructive fire that broke out on the edge of Los Angeles began beneath a high-voltage transmission tower

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 7-13

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Oct. 7-13

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know…

Millions of Californians lost electricity last week in an unprecedented effort by utilities to prevent their equipment from starting another devastating wildfire

California regulator criticizes utility over…

California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires

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He Lost His Wallet. Then He Noticed His Bank Account

When Tim Cameron lost his wallet on the way home from work on Monday, the London resident assumed it was gone for good, particularly as it contained little identifying information. Then he looked at his bank account. Enter an ingenious Good Samaritan by the name of Simon. As Mashable reports,...

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches…

Facebook to move forward with its Libra digital currency project, despite several high-profile defections from the undertaking and pressure from U.S. politicians